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201 Beckley Post-Herald, 6 September 1968

Wife Held In Slaying

LEWISBURG (RNS) - Mrs. Margaret Pickering, 44, of White Sulphur Springs has been charged with murder following the fatal shooling of her husband, Robert E. Pickering, 53, Thursday afternoon, according to Sheriff Eugene Spence.

Spence said the shooting occurred about 3 p.m. at the couple's home on Alvon Road and apparently stemmed from a family argument.

Mrs. Pickering is in the Greenbrier County Jail at Lewisburg and a preliminary hearing is scheduled today.

Pickering's body is at Shanklin Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs.


Register and Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 7 September 1968

Robert Pickering Dies Of Wounds

WHITE SULPHUR (RNS) - Robert Eugene (Bob) Pickering, 53, of White Sulphur Springs died Thursday afternoon at his home.

Born near New Market, Va., July 9, 1915, he was a son of the late Thomas and Polly Jane Reed Pickering.

He attended the Methodist Church, was a veteran ot World War II, and was employed by the Neilhouse Hotel in Columbus, Ohio and previously had been employed by the Greenbrier Hotel.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margaret Hunter Pickering; four sons, Randolph Stephen, Gary Lee, Danny Ray and Robert Eugene II, all at home; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Lou Pickering Miller of Covington, Va., and Miss Margaret Sharon, at home and two brothers, John Richard of Lewistown, Mont., and William R. (Pete) of Lewisburg.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Emmanuel Methodist Church at White sulphur Springs with Rev. Douglas Sheppard in charge. Burial will be in Rosewood Cemetery at Lewisburg with military rites.

The body will remain at the Shanklin Funeral Home in White Sulphur Springs where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. today.

Pallbearers will be Pete Alderman, Bill Wilson, James (Bud) While, Earl Rumyon, Robert Burgess, Gary Fitting, George Kattis, and Charles Vallandingham. 
Pickering, Robert Eugene I (I36321)
 
202 Beckley Post-Herald, 7 December 1965

Ronceverte Man Succumbs At 68

RONCEVERTE (RNS) - Ray James Edward Williams, 68, died Monday morning in a Ronceverte hospital after a short illness.

He was manager of the Ronceverte Branch of the Kanawha Valley Vault Co. from 1944-1963.

He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams.

Survivors include his wife, Glenna; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Ann Holley of Ronceverte; two sons, Leo of Alexandria, Va., and Ray of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; five brothers, Clyde of Caldwell, Cecil of Pickaway, Clarence of Ronceverte, William of Lewisburg and Charles of Alderson; four sisters, Mrs. Io Phipps of Tampa, Fla., Mrs. Veo Loomis of Caldwell, Mrs. Lucille Bland of Ronceverte and Mrs. Mattie Williams of Lewisburg.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Jack K. Wallace Funeral Home Chapel at Lewisburg with the Rev. Julian Grubb in charge. Burial will be in Rosewood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:30 until 9:30 p.m. 
Williams, James Edward Ray (I14225)
 
203 Beckley Post-Herald, 7 June 1977

LEWISBURG (RNS) - Mrs. Louise B. Zicafoose, 63, died Monday in a Fairlea hospital after a long illness.

Born Feb. 9, 1914, in Richlands, she was a daughter of the late John and Roda Morris Burgess.

She had lived in Lewisburg nine years and was a former resident of Staunton, Va.

Mrs. Zicafoose was a member of the Shuck Memorial Baptist Church in Lewisburg.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond J.; one sister, Mrs. Hilda Beall of Lewisburg, and one brother, James Burgess of Lewisburg.

The body is at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg. 
Burgess, Louise Virginia (I20892)
 
204 Beckley Post-Herald, 7 October 1958

Asa Walton Dies; Rites Wednesday

WHITE SULPHUR, Oct. 6 (RNS) ? Asa Forrest Walton, 67, of White Sulphur Springs died at his home this morning.

Born in Greenbrier County, Dec. 12, 1890, he was a son of the late Thomas F. and Martha Perkins Walton.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillie Hunter Walton; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be conducted in the Shanklin Funeral Horn Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Houston Hall in charge. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.

The body will remain at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Michael Weikle, James Lucas, John Church, Jonas Sparks, Pat Feury and Osee Miller. Ladies of the Church of God on Tuckahoe Road will carry flowers. 
Walton, Asa Forrest "Acie" (I36315)
 
205 Beckley Post-Herald, 8 January 1974

Rites Set Today For F. M. Dowdy

FORT SPRINGS (RNS) - Forrest Marshall Dowdy, 54, of Fort Springs was dead on arrival Sunday morning at a Ronceverte hospital.

He was a lifelong resident of Fort Springs and was a member of the Baptist Church.

Dowdy was a foreman for the Acme Limestone Company.

Survivors include his wife, Beatrice; a daughter, Mrs. Joann Conner of Flint, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Lovilla Holcomb of Alderson and Mrs. Marylin Barger of Waterloo, Iowa, and five grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ronceverte with Rev. L. L. McDaniel and Rev. Nathaniel Johnson in charge. Burial will be in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens in Lewisburg. 
Dowdy, Forrest Marshall (I21002)
 
206 Beckley Post-Herald, 9 April 1969

Fire Takes Man's Life

MEADOW BRIDGE (RNS) - Bobby Lane, 27, died in a house fire early Tuesday morning near here.

Meadow Bridge firemen discovered Lane's body while sifting through ashes of the house. They said neighbors informed them the house had been occupied. The house was located near Crickmer, off U.S. 19 near Danese.

Born March 8, 1942, at True, he was the son of Robert and Elsie Fox Lane of Danese. Other survivors include his wife, Kendall Blagg Lane; a son, Bobby Darrell, Jr., at home; four sisters, Mrs. Maxine Cox of Meadow Bridge, Mrs. Dora Fleshman of Columbus, Ohio, and Delia Gale and Robin Gale, both at home, and two brothers, William of Layland and Phil of Pontiac, Mich. He was a coal miner.

The body is at the Don Smathers Funeral Home Chapel in East Rainelle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
 
Lane, Robert Darrell Sr. (I18516)
 
207 Beckley Post-Herald, 9 March 1970

Calvin Hunter, 49, Takes Own Life

DAWSON (RNS) - Calvin Hunter, 49, of Dawson died Saturday at his home of gunshot wounds. State Police said the wounds were self-inflicted.

Born Feb. 11, 1921, at Dawson, he was a son of the late George Washington and Lucy Witt Hunter.

He had been lifelong resident of Dawson and was a disabled painter for the Greenbrier County Board of Education.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Merlene Houchins Hunter and five brothers, Leslie of Bluefield, Clarence of Nettie, Willie of Marysville, Ohio, Walter of Columbus, Ohio, and Robert, address unknown.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wallace with Rev. Rex Ball and Rev. Leroy Crane in charge. Burial will be in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.

The body will remain at the funeral home where friends may call after 5 p.m. today. 
Hunter, Calvin (I26515)
 
208 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 10 January 1973

Beckley Resident Feted At Dinner

PAX (RNS) - PAX (RNS) - Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kelly of Pax were among the ones who honored her grandmother, Mrs. Minnie Lucas of Beckley, with a dinner Sunday in observance of her 75th birthday anniversary which was Jan. 5.

Born at lower Willis Branch, Mrs. Lucas is the daughter of the late Jim and Ida McVey Shephard. To this union Mrs. Lucas and a brother, Grover Shephard, were born. Mrs. Lucas has two half sisters, Mrs. Gertie Maynor of Willis Branch and Mrs. Ivory Hamilton of Miami, Fla.

Mrs. Lucas was married to Henry Haley. She has daughter, Mrs. Goldie Cook of Baltimore, Md.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was married second time to C. L. Lucas and lived at Glen Daniel. He died Feb. 8, 1967.

Also honoring Mrs. Lucas Sunday were her stepchildren and families, Mr. and Mrs. Acie Stewart of Pineville, Mrs. Emma Stewart of Jesse, Mrs. Lillie Dillon of Mount Tabor, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Lucas and son of Beckley and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Dillon and daughter, Lori, of Bradley.


Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV, 26 June 1994

MRS. MINNIE HALEY LUCAS, 96, OF PAX died June 24, 1994, at Hilltop Nursing Home after a long illness. She was a former restaurant owner and a homemaker. She was a member of Calloway Heights Baptist Church, Beckley. Surviving: daughter, Goldie H. McGown of Pax; stepdaughter, Lillie Dillion of Mount Tabor; stepson, Claude Lucas of Beckley; four grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Long Branch United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Parker, the Rev. James Reed and the Rev. Gerald Lanham officiating. Burial will be in Pax Community Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Rose-Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley,and one hour prior to service at the church. 
Sheppard, Minnie Margaret (I16351)
 
209 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 10 September 1963

Rites Incomplete For A. McClung

THURMOND (RNS) - Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Allen Roscoe (Britches) McClung, 67, Thurmond, who died at 12:20 a.m. Monday at his home after a long illness.

Born at Mt. Lookout, Feb. 22, 1896, he was a son of the late Amos McClung, and Mrs. Lucinda Evans McClung, Summersville, who survives.

A Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Co. brakeman at Thurmond, he was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and Oak Hill Moose Lodge No. 1664.

Surviving are four sons, Phillip and Oather, both of Thurmond, Donald, Columbus, Ohio, and William, Cleveland, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Dicy Skaggs, Beckley; two brothers, Everett, Summersville, and Noah, Mt. Lookout, and 18 grandchildren.

The body is at the Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill. 
McClung, Allen Rosco (I29340)
 
210 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Family F14637
 
211 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 11 Oct 1946, p. 5, col. C

MRS. JOSIE O'DELL DIES ON THURSDAY

Mrs. Josie O'Dell, age 71, of Carl, Nicholas County, died yesterday morning at her home.

Surviving are the follow: husband, Emory C. O'Dell, of Carl; one daughter, Mrs. Annie May Harman, of Wilson, Pa.; one son, the Rev. Arnold E. Tulloh, of Barbersville.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning at the Baptist Church at Carl. The body will remain at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home until the funeral hour. 
Hayslett, Josephine L. "Josie" (I46191)
 
212 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 15 August 1956

Minnie Hughart Dies In Virginia

FAIRLEA, Aug. 14 (RNS) ? Mrs. Minnie Tuckwiller Hughart, 78, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ray Miller of Covington, Va. She was a former resident of Fairlea.

She was born June 24, 1878, at Asbury a daughter of the late John and [Ellen] Dietz Tuckwiller. She was a member of the AR Presbyterian Church at Fairlea.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. A. K. Piercy of Fairlea and Mrs. Pauline Sheppard of Lewisburg; three brothers, Will Tuckwiller of Springfield, Mo., Homer Tuckwiller of Asbury and Frank Tuckwiller of Clintonville; one sister, Mrs. J. E. Via of Alderson; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. at the home of a daughter, Mrs. A. K. Piercy of Fairlea by the Rev. A. K. Whitesides and the Rev. Ronald Casto. Burial will be in the Clifton Cemetery at Maxwelton.

The body will be removed from the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg to the Piercy home at 9 a.m. Wednesday. 
Tuckwiller, Minnie A. (I145)
 
213 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 15 Jun 1949

JOHN CALL DIES AT AGE OF 73

EAST RAINELLE, June 14 - Mass will be celebrated Thursday June 16 at 2:00 at Nickell Mortuary for John Bernard Call, 73. Father Edward R. Belanger of St. Catherine's Catholic church in Ronceverte will officiate.

Mr. Call died early Monday at the home of a foster-daughter, Mrs. C. M. Harrigar at Rupert where he had been removed following hospitilization and after a long illness.

A son of Jesse and Annie Houchins Call, he was born at Smoot May 4, 1876. He was a member of St. John's Catholic church at Smoot, and was a former farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nola Shaver Call of East Rainelle, a brother, Pat Call of Smoot, a sister, Mrs. Mae Rea of Loveland, Ohio, and his foster daughter, Mrs. Arthenia Harringer of Rupert.

The body is at Nickell Mortuary in East Rainelle. Interment will be in Somerset cemetery at Smoot. 
Call, John Bernard (I21742)
 
214 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 15 Jun 1964

Charles Houchins Succumbs At 86

EAST RAINELLE (RNS) - Charles Clayton Houchins, 86, died Sunday morning in a Marfrance nursing home after a three-month illness.

Born at Dawson, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Houchins.

He was a retired carpenter and miller.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Bostic of Dawson; six sons, James R. and Ralph E., both of East Rainelle, Philip of Dawson, Tom of Hampton, Va., Melvin of Dawson and John, address unknown; 20 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Nickell Funeral Home Chapel in East Rainelle with the Rev. Henry O. Loving in charge. Burial will be in the Somerset Cemetery at Smoot.

The body will remain at the funeral home. 
Houchins, Charles Clayton (I21634)
 
215 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 15 Sep 1961

Rites Set Today For Mrs. Bishop

SCARBRO (RNS) - Mrs. Eleanor Hepler Bishop of Scarbro died in an Oak Hill hospital Wednesday. Death was attributed to a heart attack.

Born at Meadow Bluff, she was a daughter of the late John Moore and Olive McClung Hepler.

She was charter member of the White Oak Presbyterian Church at Scarbro, member of the Borderland Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, past regent board chapter N. S. DAR, member of the Fayette Study Club, Scarbro Garden Club, West Virginia Historical Society and was state chairman of the Good Citizen Committee.

Survivors include her husband, W. C. Bishop; two sons, Maj. W. C. Jr. of West Point, N. Y., and Paul Bishop of Birmingham, Ala.; two daughters. Mrs. W. A. Thornhill III of Beckley and Mrs. R. D. Griffith of Charleston; a brother, Paul Helper of Eau Gallie, Fla.; and six granddaughters.

The funeral will be conducted the Tyree Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Hill at 3 p.m. today with the Rev. Otis McNeill in charge. Burial will be in High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill. The body will remain at the funeral home.
 
Hepler, Eleanor E. (I21918)
 
216 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 17 March 1954, p. 1

Elmira Lucas, 90, Claimed By Death

Ninety-year-old Mrs. Elmira Lucas left 142 survivors when she died at 12:05 p.m. yesterday at he home of her son, French Lucas, at 806 Woodlawn Ave.

Mrs. Lucas, who suffered a stroke about a week ago, had been in ill health for six months at her son's home where she resided.

Born March 11, 1864, she was a member of the Saxon Baptist Church.

Survivors include three other sons, Charley Lucas and Alfred Lucas, both of Glen Daniel, and Aden Lucas of Maplewood; five daughters, Mrs. James Godbey of Harper, Mrs. F. L. Daniel of Oceana, Mrs. E. H. Manning of Milton, Mrs. R. E. Westmoreland of Glen Daniel and Mrs. R. R. Dillon of Beckley; 54 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church in Beckley. Officiating ministers will be Dr. A. H. Wilson, pastor of the church and Dr. Alvin J. Cook, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Roy Lucas, Chester Lucas, Ivan Daniel, D. K. Daniel, Herbert and Dawson Lucas, W. W. Lucas and French Manning. Granddaughters will be flowerbearers.

The body will be removed from Keyser Funeral Home to the church one hour before the services. 
Milam, Elmira (I18306)
 
217 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Thompson, Mildred Estela "Millie" (I15241)
 
218 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 19 November 1962

Rupert Boy Dies Following Wreck

RUPERT (RNS) - Arnold Gene Crookshanks, 17, died en route to a Ronceverte hospital Sunday morning from injuries received in a car accident at Hines about 1:30 a.m.

He was a student at Rupert High School.

Born Feb. 24, 1945, at East Rainelle, he was the son of R. B. and Thelma Ramley Crookshanks of Rupert.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Nelda McClaskie of Rupert; two brothers, Dale, stationed with the Army in France, and Delbert of Rupert; the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Remley of Rupert; and the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Cleo Dillon of Rhodes, Mich.

The body is at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Chapel in East Rainelle. Arrangements are incomplete.

Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 20 November 1962

Funeral Thursday For Rupert Youth

RUPERT (RNS) - Funeral services for Arnold Gene Crookshanks, 17, will be conducted at 2 p. m. Thursday in the Rupert High School Gymnasium with the Rev. J. H. Quesenberry and the Rev. Leroy Crane in charge.

Burial will be in Wallace Memorial Cemetery near Ciintonville.

Crookshanks died en route to a Ronceverte hospital Sunday following a car accident at Hines.

The body will remain at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in East Rainelle and will be taken to the gymnasium one hour prior to the funeral. Friends may call at the chapel after 7 p. m. today. 
Crookshanks, Arnold Gene (I21368)
 
219 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 20 Jul 1956, p. 5, col. H

Rev. Tulloh Dies; Rites Set Today

SUMMERSVILLE, July 19 (RNS) - Rev. Arnold Edgar Tulloh, 63, pastor of St. Paul's Methodist Church in Grafton, died Monday in Grafton City Hospital after a four-day illness. He formerly lived in Nicholas County when his father was a pastor here. After his father's death his mother married the late Emory O'Dell of Carl. His wife if the former Miss Lelia Trent King of Mount Nebo.

A native of Virginia, he served as pastor of Milton Methodist Church, Keystone Methodist Church, Bethany Methodist Church at Parkersburg, First Methodist Church in Barbousville and Trinity Methodist Church at Point Pleasant.

Rev. Tulloh was a graduate of Morris Harvey College, Emery University at Atlanta, Ga. and and [sic] Vanderbilt University. He was secretary of the Board of Church Extension of the West Virginia Conference. He had been in the ministry since 1916 and had moved to the Grafton church less than a month ago.

Besides his wife he is survived by a son, John Calvin at home; a sister, Mrs. K. F. Harmon of Clairton, Pa.

Service was conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in Bartlett Mortuary at Grafton by Dr. A. A. Angle, superintendent of Fairmont District and Rev. Chester G. Steyer. Additional services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Gilgal Methodist Church at Mt. Nebo by Dr. A. A. Angle and Dr. L. H. Burns, superintendent of the Bluefield District. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 
Tulloh, Rev. Arnold Edgar (I46423)
 
220 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 20 July 1964

Everett McCarty Dies Of Cancer

CRAWLEY (RNS) - Everett Leslie McCarty, 67, died at his home in Crawley at 4 p.m. Sunday after a short illness. Death was attributed to cancer.

He was a calendar salesman.

Born at Sinks Grove, he was he son of the late John and Dora Kessinger McCarty.

Survivors include two brothers, R.M. of South Charleston and Clyde of Minden; a sister, Mrs. Edith Ellis of Sinks Grove; and four sons and a daughter, addresses unknown.

The body is at Nickell Funeral Home in East Rainelle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.



The Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV, 20 July 1964

McCARTY, Everett Leslie - 67, of Crawley died at his home Sunday after a long illness. He was a calendar salesman. He was born at Sinks Grove in Monroe County. He is survived by his widow, Margie; four sons, Earl, Merle, Herman and Butch, addresses unknown; one daughter, Louise, address unknown; two brothers, Ira of South Charleston and Clyde of Minden; and a sister, Mrs. Edith Ellis of Grove. The body is at Nickell Funeral Home. 
McCarty, Everett Leslie "Mack" (I39435)
 
221 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 21 Feb 1963, p. 15, col. B

Isaac Sizemore Succumbs At 97

MABEN (RNS) - Isaac Sizemore, 97, died at his home at noon Wednesday.

Born at Pineville, June 7, 1865, he was a son of the late Marion and Millie McKinney Sizemore.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nettie Lambert Sizemore of Maben; four sons, Conley of Maben, Ed of North Fork, Gene of Garfield, N.J., and John of Matheny; six daughters, Mrs. Lucy Green of Spanishburg, Mrs. Doris Wood of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. Katherine Hall of Alpoca, Mrs. Lilly Dixon of Pierpoint, and Mrs. Grace Beverly and Mrs. Janie Sizemore of Garfield, N.J.; and a brother, Ned of Wolfpen.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Baptist Church on the Welch-Pineville Road with the Rev. James Bowers in charge. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens at Matheny.

The body will remain at Evans Funeral Home in Oceana.



Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 22 Feb 1963, p. 14, col. E

Services Saturday for Isaac Sizemore

MABEN (RNS) - Funeral services for Isaac Sizemore, 97, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Matheny Methodist Church instead of the Baptist Church on the Welch-Pineville Road which was previously stated. The Rev. James Bower will be incharge. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens at Matheny.

He died Wednesday at his home.

The body will remain at Evans Funeral Home in Oceana. 
Sizemore, Isaac "Ike" (I681)
 
222 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 23 Dec 1947, p. 2, col. E

DEATH CLAIMS R. F. SIZEMORE

MULLENS, Dec 22 - Richard Felix Sizemore, 84-year-old Wyoming County farmer, died at 11:30 a.m. today at his home on White Oak, near Herndon. He had been bedfast the past six weeks.

The Rev. O. A. Sparks will officiate at funeral and burial services Wednesday. The time and place for the funeral were not definite tonight. Burial will be made in the Fairview Cemetery, Pinnacle Creek.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ellen Hill Sizemore; two brothers, Ike Sizemore of Pineville and Ned Sizemore of Welch; one sister, Mrs. Harriet Morgan, Pineville; six sons, Emmett and Sherman Sizemore of Northfork, Eli and Fred Sizemore of Pineville, Freeman Sizemore of Herndon, and Wirt Sizemore, Marianna; three daughters, Mrs. Ozie Byars, Herndon; Mrs. Lizzie Ball, Marianna; and Mrs. Elsie Green, Big Four, McDowell County.

The body will be removed to the home from the Robertson and Foglesong Mortuary at 2 p.m. Tuesday. 
Sizemore, Richard Felix (I670)
 
223 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 23 Nov 1976, p. 3, col. D

Nealia Moore

MARLINTON (RNS) - Mrs. Charles (Nealia) Moore died Friday in a Williamsport, Pa., hospital after a long illness.

Born in Marlinton, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Hayslett of Marlinton.

Besides her husband and six children, she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Floyd C. Meadows of Hinton and Mrs. Elsie Withers of Marlinton, and one brother, John Hayslett of Marlinton.



The Pocahontas Times, Marlinton, WV, 25 Nov 1976, p. 1, col. E

Deaths, Mrs. Charles Moore

Mrs. Nealia Hayslett Moore, 76, of Cogan Station, Pennsylvania, near Williamsport, departed this life, Friday, November 19, 1976.

She was the daughter of the late John W. and Martha Jack Hayslett, of Marlinton;

She is survived by her husband and six children; also surviving sisters are Mrs. Elsie Withers, or Marlinton, and Mrs. Floyd (Hettie) Meadows, of Hinton, and a brother, John Hayslett, of Marlinton.

Her Funeral Service on Monday was attended by John Hayslett and Mrs. and Mrs. Meadows, who went to Cogan Station Saturday. 
Hayslett, Nealia Ruffner (I46411)
 
224 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 25 Jun 1953, p. 5, col. A

Robert G. Smith, 77, Is Taken By Death

Robert G. Smith, 77, of the Green Valley Addition, Crab Orchard, died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in a Beckley hospital after a four-year illness, attributed to a kidney condition. He became seriously ill Tuesday.

He had resided in Raleigh County the past 44 years. A retired coal miner, he was employed for 23 years at Eccles.

Born Nov. 19, 1875, in Monroe County, he was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church at Lester and United Mine Workers Local 5770.

His parents, Jiles Henry and Mary Hall Smith, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Willard Quindora Smith, three brothers, Wilson, Piney View; French, Miami, Fla.; and Morris, Princeton; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Weatherford, Oak Hill; Mrs. Della Dillon, Princeton; Mrs. G. W. Keatley, Bozoo; Mrs. Mae Severn, Miami; and Mrs. Minnie Smith, New York.

The body will be removed to the residence at 4 p.m. Thursday from the Calfee Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 Friday in the Mt. Tabor Baptist Church by the Rev. Alvis Jacobs and the Rev. B. C. Jennings. Burial will follow in the Calfee Cemetery, Mt. Tabor.

Pallbearers will be: W. S. Carter, Ralph Bolen, Walter Pendry, Ira Hurt, William Lawson, and Virgil Wood. 
Smith, Robert Girard (I25857)
 
225 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 26 September 1962

Wiseman Funeral Plans Unfinished

Tillen Wiseman, 61, Deerfield, Fla., formerly of Piney View, died Monday at his residence following a sudden illness.

Born at Cirtsville, Aug. 21, 1901, he was a son of the late Erastus E. and Hattie Phipps Wiseman.

He was a resident of Florida for the past four years, employed as a body man in an automobile garage.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Wiseman; three sons, Tillen, Jr., St. Louis, Mo., Harrison, Rexford, N.Y., and Lawrence, Piney View; one brother, Earl Wiseman, MacArthur; five sisters, Mrs. Sylvia Fleshman and Mrs. Alice Haga, both of Crab Orchard, Mrs. Lola Kessler, Powellton, Mrs. Bessie Berry, Eccles, and Mrs. Flossie Martin, Sun; and 10 grandchildren.

The body will arrive at the Calfee Funeral Home Friday for completion of arrangements. 
Wiseman, Tillen Wayne Sr. (I25726)
 
226 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 30 December 1965

Frank Tuckwiller Dies In Hospital

CLINTONVILLE (RNS) ? Frank F. Tuckwiller, 80, died Wednesday in a Beard hospital after a long illness.

He was a retired farmer and a member of the James Chapel Methodist Church near Clintonville.

Survivors include a son, Earl of Clintonville ; two daughters, Mrs. Metta Faye Perry and Miss Frances Tuckwiller, both of Clintonville; a brother, Homer E. Tuckwiller of Asbury; a sister, Mrs. Lou Via of Alderson; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the James Chapel Methodist Church with the Rev. C. H. Martin and the Rev. Clarence Pierson in charge. Burial will be in the End-of-the-Trail Cemetery near Clintonville.

The body will be taken from the Jack K. Wallace Funeral Home in Alderson to the funeral home chapel at 7 p.m. today and will be placed in the church one hour prior to the funeral. 
Tuckwiller, Frank Sidney (I149)
 
227 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 31 March 1971, p. 13

Emma J. Daniel Dies In Oceana

Mrs. Emma Jane Lucas Daniel, 84, of Oceana and Sophia, died at her Oceana residence Tuesday at 12 noon, following a long illness.

She was born at Saxon, Sept. 13, 1886, the daughter of the late William Clark Lucas and Elmira Milam Lucas.

She was married to Franklin Leslie Daniel who preceded her in death April 17, 1963.

She had been a resident of Oceana for the past 29 years and prior to that time had lived in Sophia.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church at Sophia and a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 110 of Pineville.

Surviving are two sons A. K. of Mullens and Ivan of Oceana, two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Hammond and Mrs. Miriam Burns of Sophia; four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Godby of Harper, Mis. Citie Manning of Milton, Mrs. Betty Fitzgerald and Mrs. Rosa Patton, both of Beckley; two brothers, French Lucas of Beckley, and Adam Lucas of Layland; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, [sic] great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Melton Mortuary Chapel at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dewey Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be James Lucas, Dawson Lucas, Roy J. Lucas, French Manning, Chester Lucas, French Westmoreland, Cody Daniel.

The body will remain at Melton Mortuary where friends may call from 5 until 9 p.m. today. 
Lucas, Emma Jane (I18616)
 
228 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Family F5977
 
229 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, 5 February 1964

Courthouse Call Fatal To Phipps

Funeral arrangements are incomplete for George Calvin Phipps, 74, of Sand Lick, who died after suffering an apparent heart attack in the Raleigh County Courthouse at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

He was born June 2, 1889, the son of the late Jess and Sarah Milam Phipps.

A life-long resident of Sand Lick, he was a farmer.

He was a member of the Sand Lick Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Mary Athey of Denver, Colo., Mrs. David Daniel of Arlington, Va.. Mrs. Herbert Daniel of Sand Lick, Mrs. June Price of Clayton, Ohio, and Mrs. Orville Lucas of Maiden; nine sons, Jimmy, Barney, James, and Harold, all of Clayton, Ohio, Carl and Joe, both of Denver, Frank and Grover, both of Harper, and Lacy of Dayton, Ohio; a brother, Ward of Shady Side, Md.; and two sisters, Mrs. Florence Dillon and Mrs. Lora Bailey, both of Florida.

The body is at the Melton Mortuary pending completion of arrangements.


The Raleigh Register, Beckley, WV, 6 February 1964

PHIPPS, George Calvin; age 74, of Sand Lick. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Mattesville Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Phipps Cemetery at Sand Lick. Arrangements by Melton Mortuary. 
Phipps, George Calvin Jr. (I18138)
 
230 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 17 Feb 1956, p. 5, col. D

James Williams Dies In Kentucky

Graveside services for James Preston Williams, 82, of 2849 Carter Avenue, Ashland, Ky., will be conducted Sunday by Dr. Alvin J. Cook at 2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park.

Church services will be held Saturday in Ashland.

Williams died at 9:20 a.m. yesterday in the C. and O. Hospital at Huntington after an extended illness.

He was retired as a railroad yardmaster in 1944.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mae Cook Williams of Ashland, two stepsons, Otto C. Cook of Russell, Ky., and J. French Cook of Logan; three half-sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Sword, Peoria, Ill., Mrs. Lena Chapman, Milton; and Mrs. Martha Vest, Moundsville.

The Carmen Funeral Home of Ashland, Ky., is in charge of the services. 
Williams, James Preston Jr. (I14599)
 
231 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 17 Jan 1964, p. 12, col. C

A. J. Loudermilk Dies In Hopital

CLINTONVILLE (RNS) - Andrew Jackson Loudermilk, 77, died Thursday in a Ronceverte hospital after a long illness.

He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of Christ at Clintonville.

Survivors include his wife, Sallie; five sons, Clarence, Carl, Thurman, and Ralph, all of Clintonville, and Arvel of Lewisburg; three daughters, Miss Carrie Loudermilk and Mrs. Evan Shortridge, both of Clintonville, and Mrs. Edna Lilly of Anjean; two sisters, Mrs. Susan Hanna of Clintonville and Mrs. Emma Plumley of Shady Spring; four brothers, George of Columbus, Ohio, Dee of East Rainelle, Robert of Newark, Ohio, and Homer of Clintonville; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The body is at Jack K. Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Arrangements are incomplete. 
Loudermilk, Andrew Jackson "Andy" (I19163)
 
232 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 19 Jun 1964, p. 15, col. A

Fayette Woman Succumbs At 95

FAYETTEVILLE (RNS) - Mrs. Mary Ellen Akers, 95, of Route 1, Fayetteville died Wednesday in an Oak Hill Hospital after a long illness.

Born Sept. 10, 1868, in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Steve and Rachel Ralston Arthur.

Survivors include four sons, Ken B. of Meadow Bridge, Herman of Fayetteville, Willie T. of Chicago, Ill., and Bedo L. Akers of Summerlee; three daughters, Mrs. Roy Dempsey and Miss Leona Akers, both of Fayetteville, and Mrs. Earl Hitchcock of Citra, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Ada Eary of Fayetteville; 64 grandchildren; 117 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Doggett Chapel Methodist Church at Dempsey with the Rev. Richard E. Miller in charge. Burial will be in the Carter Cemetery at Dempsey.

The body will remain at Dodd-Payne Funeral Home in Fayetteville and will be taken to the church one hour prior to the funeral. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. today. 
Arthur, Mary Ellen (I14602)
 
233 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 19 Mar 1971, p. 17, col. A

John Smith Dies; Rites Incomplete

FOREST HILL (RNS) - John Henry Smith, 76, of Forest Hill died at 7 p.m. Thursday in a Hinton hospital after a 15-month illness.

He was a prominent farmer of Forest Hill.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel, and three sons, David of St. Cloud, Fla., Edward of Hinton and Walter of Forest Hill.

The body is at the E. M. Meadows Funeral Home in Hinton pending completion of arrangements. 
Smith, John Henry (I42247)
 
234 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 29 Nov 1968, p. 14, col. E

Greenbrier Man Dies; Rites Slated

QUINWOOD (RNS) — John William Bays, 80, died Thursday in a Richwood hospital.

He had lived at Quinwood for 11 years and was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 466 at Quinwood.

Bays was a retired employe of Nicholas, Fayette and Greenbrier Railway.

Survivors include his wife, Maggie, and three daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Hastings of East Bank, Mrs. Madge Carroll of White Sulphur Springs and Mrs. Myrna Coleman of Marysville, Ohio.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel at East Rainelle with Rev. Pearlie Orndorff and Rev. Wilbert O'Dell in charge. Burial will be in Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.

The body will remain at the funeral home. 
Bays, John William (I34501)
 
235 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 5 August 1955, p. 1, col. A

John Eary, Ex-Judge, Succumbs

FAYETTEVILLE - Aug. 4 (RNS) - John Wesley Eary, 80, a former judge, died at his home here at 4:30 p.m. today after a long illness.

He was born Feb. 27, 1875, at Mulvane, Fayette County, and was the son of Alec and Sally Eary. His father was a pioneer settler, farmer, and school teacher. He attended Fayette County schools, West Virginia Wesleyan, West Virginia University, and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. In 1906 he married Miss Ada Arthur.

He was appointed judge of the Fayette County Criminal Court in 1905 upon the death of Judge Koontz. After serving out the unexpired term, Eary was elected for a four-year term. In 1918 he was elected judge of the circuit court of the 12th Judicial District and he served as judge of circuit court until 1936.

Youngest Judge

He was the youngest judge ever to serve in Fayette County and served longer than any other one man. Upon retirement from the bench he practiced law in Fayetteville until he was confined to his home because failing health.

He was a member of the Methodist Church here and served as teacher of the Adult Bible Class and superintendant of the Sunday school for many years.

He was a member and past president of the Fayette County Bar Assn. and LaFayette Lodge No. 67, A.F. and A.M.

Survivors include his widow and two daughters, Miss Gladys Eary, who is a teacher in Fayetteville, and Miss Ruth Eary, a teacher in Kanawha County; one brother, W. H. Eary of Charleston; one sister, Mrs. Leonah Renick of Richmond, Virginia.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Fayetteville Methodist Church with the Rev. C. R. Bright and the Rev. B. B. Breitenbirt officiating. Burial will follow in Huse Memorial Park.

The body will be removed from the Dodd-Payne Funeral Home one hour prior to the services. Masonic rites will be conducted at the grave and members of the Fayette County Bar Association will serve as pallbearers and flower bearers. 
Eary, John Wesley (I10100)
 
236 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 8 Jan 1971, p. 15, col. D

Main In Nicholas Succumbs At 71

POOL (RNS) - Lloyd Nelson Humphreys, 71, of Pool died Thursday en route to a Richwood hospital.

He was a retired coal miner and timberman and a member of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Mount Lookout.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa; a brother, Oscar of Gauley Bridge, and four sisters, Mrs. Maggie Dorsey of Leivasy, Mrs. Elsie Amick of and Mrs. Tressie Wolledge, both of Oak Hill, and Mrs. Elva Hayslett of Pool.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Skaggs in charge. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the White Funeral Home in Summersville after 2 p.m. today. 
Humphries, Lloyd Nelson (I47315)
 
237 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 8 Nov 1946, p. 6, col. C

Charles Smith Taken By Death

EAST RAINELLE, Nov. 7 - Charles LeRoy Smith, 74, retired electrician, died at his home at Landisburg on Wednesday evening, November 6, following a long illness. His wife is deceased.

Mr. Smith is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ola Humphrey, Landisburg; Mrs. Surelda Scott, at home; Mrs. Gladys Berry, Winona; Mrs. Maggie Berry, Oakland, Calif., and a son, C. L. Smith of Landisburg. Fourteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Smith will be held on Saturday at 1 o'clock at the Clifftop Church, Rev. J. E. Brown of East Rainelle officiating. Burial will be made at the End of the Trail Cemetery. The body is at the Wallace & Wallace Mortuary in East Rainelle, and will be removed to the home late today. 
Smith, Charles Leroy (I23925)
 
238 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Friday, 9 Aug 1968, p. 13, col. A

Rites Saturday For C. G. Brown

NETTIE (RNS) — Clarence Gilbert Brown, 68, of Nettie died Thursday morning at his home.

Born July 17, 1900, at Bruce, he was a son of the late Charlie and Mildred Jeffries Brown.

He was a member of the Baptist Church, a retired coal miner and had been resident of Nettie for about 22 years.

Survivors include his wife, Laura Murphey Brown; a daughter, Mrs. Lillian Warren of Richwood; two sons, Chilton of North Canton, Ohio, and Huling of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Archie Higgins of Lookout and nine grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Beckley Chapel Methodist Church with Rev. Lawrence Dorsey and Rev. Thomas Shaver in charge. Burial will be at the Fields Cemetery at Nettie.

The body will be taken from the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in East Rainelle to the home it 6 p.m. today and will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service. 
Brown, Clarence Gilbert (I34503)
 
239 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Monday, 12 Sep 1960

Funeral Tuesday For B. C. Jones

MEADOW BRIDGE (RNS) - Bulah Clayton Jones, 77, of Meadow Bridge died at his home at 2:30 p.m. Sunday after a long illness.

He was a retired miner and farmer and a member of the Meadow Bridge Methodist Church.

Born at Dawson, May 6, 1883, he was the son of the late John W. and Elizabeth Houchins Jones.

Survivors include his wife, Hattie B. Martin Jones; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Fitzgerald of Lynd Hurst, Va., and Mrs. Kate Toff of Rainelle; four brothers, Charles Jones of Oak Hill, Jarry Jones of McRoss, Percy Jones of Bishop, Va., and George Jones of Gordonsville, Va.; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Cyrus of Green Sulphur Springs, Mrs. Oretha Crookshanks of Rupert, and Mrs. Melda Dotson of Bristol, Va.; and three sons, Robert Jones of Meadow Bluff, Elbert Jones of Hines, and Frank Jones of Bristol, Va.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Nickell Funeral Home at East Raineelle [sic] with the Rev. Victor Tenney in charge. Burial will be in the End-Of-The-Trail Cemetery near Clintonville.

The body will remain at the funeral home. 
Jones, Bulah Clayton (I21752)
 
240 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Monday, 13 May 1963, p. 2, col. D

Almeda Flanagan Succumbs at 85

LEIVASY (RNS) - Mrs. Almeda Flanagan, 85, of Leivasy died at the home of her daughter Miss Edith Amick of Leivasy, Saturday morning after a long illness.

Born Sept. 12, 1888, at Rupert, she was the daughter of the late Frank
Moses and Florence Osborne.

Her husband, Albert T. Flanagan, preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Amwell Baptist Church at Rupert.

Other survivors include two sons, Albert Boyd of Oten, N. C., and Ray Flanagan of Rupert; nine grandchildren; and eight greatgrandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Chapel in East Rainelle with the Rev. Homer Piercy in charge. Burial will be in the Martin Cemetery at Craig.

The body will rwnain at the funeral home. 
Moses, Almeda "Meda" (I5693)
 
241 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Monday, 20 Jul 1959, p. 1, col. E

State Trooper Kills Terrorist

Drunken Man Is Felled In Fayette Gun Battle

OAK HILL - An elderly man died in a gunfight with troopers Saturday night after hours of terrorizing his neighbors in a drunken fury.

Giles Akers was dropped with a single .38 slug in the chest when he came from around a corner and opened fire as his house was approached.

People in the little settlement three miles west of here - called White Oak Hollow - said Akers had been drinking and rampaging since early afternoon. He let go 30 to 35 blasts from his .20-gauge shotgun before his death.

Two of the men from the hollow went to the State Police detachment at Oak Hill and swore out complaints. The said Akers, 60 years old and the father of eight children, had been making threats to kill his neighbors and shooting at random. Nobody had been hurt, but there was great fear of what might happen next.

TWO ANSWER PLEA

Troopers C. A. Berkley and R. L. Cutlip were sent out. The heard shooting as the drew near the Akers' small, plain home on a slope in the valley and parked their car to go the rest of the way on foot.

Akers wasn't in sight then. He rushed from out behind his house when they were about 60 feed away, shouted profanity, threw his shotgun to his shoulder and began firing.

Cutlip heard pellets whiz past his head. He and Berkley drew their service revolvers and began an exchange of shots. Akers dropped with a single wound and died 30 minutes later just as an ambulance arrived.

An inquest held Sunday afternoon at Thomas Funeral Home determined it had been a shot by Cutlip that hit. The ruling was justifiable homicide because of self-defense.

FACTS OF THE CASE

There were the facts of the case as reported by Sgt. C. C. McGraw of the Oak Hill detachment and Justice of the Peace Virgil Lyons, who held the inquest and serves as acting coroner.

This further information was given:

Akers had not stayed on his property during the hours of terror, but had gone up and down the hollow. He never said what it was that had enraged him - if it had been anything other than just plain drinking.

The Akers' home was deserted when the gunfight broke out except for a one-year-old baby. It was thought to the a grandchild. Both of Akers' sons and four of his daughters are married.

The wife, Mrs. Elsie Mae Akers, and the girls, Fanny and Phyllis, had gotten away earlier.

RURAL PEOPLE

The family and their neighbors were described as "rural people," the kind who typically live in small hollows in all parts of the state. The investigation did not bring out what work the father had done. One rumor was that he had retired.

About 25 of the people living in the settlement were available as witnesses at the inquest. Only six were called.

Questioned afterward, Sgt. McGraw said he didn't think Trooper Cutlip had been shaken up much by the incident.

"We realize this can happen to us in our work," McGraw said.

"We try to steel ourselves against it. We carry those guns to protect our lives when there's the need."


Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Tuesday, 21 Jul 1959, p. 2, col. A

Rites Wednesday For Giles Akers

OAK HILL- Funeral services for Giles H. Akers, 61, of Fayetteville, Route 1, near Wriston, who died in a gunfight with troopers Saturday night, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Doggett Chapel Methodist Church at Dempsey. The Rev. Norman Foster will be in charge.

Burial will be in Carter Cemetery near Dempsey.

Akers was killed with a slug from a service revolver fired by Trooper R. L. Cutlip during a gun battle. Cutlip with another office had been sent to the White Oak Hollow where Akers lived after neighbors had complained that the victim was on a drinking and shooting rampage.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie Mae; his mother, Mrs. Mary Ellen Akers of Fayetteville, Route 1; two sons, Phillip and Darrell, both at home; six daughters, Phyllis at home, Mrs. Norman Treadway of Beckwith, Mrs. Fannie Akers of Scarbro, Mrs. Billy Ingram of Oak Hill, Mrs. Myrtle Louise Ramsey of Winona, and Mrs. Rose Elizabeth Thomas of Fayetteville; six brothers, Bedo and Willie both of Summerlee, Herman and Edward, both of Fayetteville, Route 1, Ken of Meadow Bridge, and Roland of Sistersville; three sisters, Mrs. Roy Dempsey of Fayetteville, Mrs. Earl Hitchcock of Fayetteville, Route 2, and Miss Leona Akers of Fayetteville, Route 1; and 10 grandchildren.

The body will be taken to the residence this afternoon from Thomas Funeral Home at Oak Hill. 
Akers, Giles Homer (I47846)
 
242 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Monday, 25 Nov 1957, p. 7, col. A

Elmer Hanna, 48, Dies In Virginia

CLINTONVILLE, Nov. 27 (RNS) - Elmer Davis Hanna, 48, of Clintonville died in a Clifton Forge, Va., hospital Saturday evening after a long illness.

Born April 18, 1909, at Clintonville, he was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Ora; two daughters, Dottie, and Donna Jean, and two sons, Earl and Bobby Dean, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Susan Hanna of Clintonville; four sisters, Mrs. Bertha Burns and Mrs. Beulah Jones, both of Clintonville, and Mrs. Bonnie Hawkins and Mrs. Bernice Heaster, both of Kieffer; and two brothers, Oran of Clintonville and Ray Hanna of Rainelle.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Sunrise Chapel at Clintonville with the Rev. Elgie Thompson in charge. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery.

The body will be removed from Wallace and Walalce Funeral Home in East Rainelle to the residence at 5 p.m. Monday. 
Hanna, Elmer Davis (I27216)
 
243 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Saturday, 19 Jun 1954, p. 12, col. C

Gusta McCormick Claimed By Death

RENICK June 18 (RNS) - Mrs. Gusta Jane Boggs McCormick, 69, of Renick, died at her home this afternoon.

Surviving are her husband, Robert Harrison McCormick; three daughters, Mrs. Mabel Booth of Delta, Pa.; Mrs. Mae Carter of Lynhurst, Va.; and Mrs. Dolly McCoy of Renick; one sister, Mrs. Florence Morrison of Renick; 20 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral rites will be scheduled Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Ellis Chapel near Renick. The Rev. Roy Snedegar will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.

The body is at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg. 
Boggs, Augusta Jane "Gussie" (I19789)
 
244 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Saturday, 5 Nov 1949, p. 2, col. A

Nicholas Hunter Is Fatally Shot

Summersville, Nov. 4 - Donzel Malcolm, 27, was killed instantly about noon Friday when the charge from a shotgun carried by his brother accidentally discharged. Sheriff John Bell gave this version of the shooting:

The two men, employes of the Tioga Coal Corp., were hunting near the Tioga mine when they decided to separate and go in different directions.

A few moments later, while the brothers were still near each other, Denzel who called to Boyd, about 19, that a quail was in the air, and as Boyd wheeled around his gun discharged accidentally, the charge striking the older man in the back of the neck.

A coroner's inquest was conducted by Squire Joe McMillion, and the verdict was death by accidental shooting.

The deceased as a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Malcolm of Tioga.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. 
Malcomb, Donzell Duffield "Don" (I27057)
 
245 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Thursday, 18 Apr 1963, p. 5, col. G

Funeral Set Friday For Samuel Ingram

FAYETTEVILLE (RNS) - Samuel David Ingram, 11-year-old son of Ronald and Billie Akers Ingram of Fayetteville, Route 2, died in an Oak Hill hospital Wednesday after a long illness.

Other survivors include a brother, James, at home; three sisters, Beulah, Lenora, and Rhonda Gaye, all at home; and the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Elsie Akers of Winona.

The funeral will be conducted at the Doggett Chapel at Dempsey Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Gravely and the Rev. Norman Foster in charge. Burial will be in the Carter Cemetery at Dempsey.

The body will remain at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill and will be taken to the church one hour prior to the funeral. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today. 
Ingram, Samuel David (I48158)
 
246 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Thursday, 18 Oct 1973

Rites Set Friday For Patrick Call

SMOOT (RNS) - Patrick Benedict Call, 86, of Smoot died Tuesday evening at his home following a long illness.

He was born at Smoot, July 12, 1887, a son of the late Jesse and Annie Houchins Call.

He was a member of the Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mattie; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Frances Douglas, address unknown; one son, Charley of Smoot, and one sister, Mrs. Biddy Rea of Loveland, Ohio.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Smathers Funeral Chapel with Rev. Roy A. Lombard in charge. Burial will be in the Sommerset Cemetery at Smoot.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today. 
Call, Patrick Benedict "Pat" (I21744)
 
247 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Thursday, 22 January 1953, p. 12, col. C

A. Pittsenbarger Dies In Hospital

QUINWOOD, Jan. 21 - Abraham Pittsenbarger, 77, of Quinwood, died in a Beckley hospital this morning following an extended illness.

He was a member of the Holiness Church at Quinwood and a retired miner.

He was born Sept. 2, 1875 in Nicholas County, the son of the late Jacob and Alginora Walton Pittsenbarger.

Surviving are one son, William, Cleveland, O.; one step-son, Robert Lane, Detroit, Mich.; a daughter, Mrs. Goldie Wright, Glasgow; three sisters, Mrs. Lela Trout, Quinwood; Mrs. Elizabeth Burns, Chesapeake and Mrs. Billie Adkins, Thayer; two brothers, Marion, Quinwood and Henry, Springboro, Pa., five grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. from the Carl Baptist Church with the Rev. Burt Gibson of Quinwood officiating. The body will be removed from the Wallace and Wallace Chapel to the home of a brother, Marion at 4 p.m. Thursday. 
Pittsenbarger, Abraham (I27954)
 
248 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Thursday, 23 Nov 1972, p. 29, col. A

Mrs. Lambert, 64, Dies; Rites Slated

RAINELLE (RNS) - Mrs. Flodia Louise Lambert, 64, of Rainelle died early Wednesday at her home following a long illness.

Born May 11, 1980 [sic], at Fayette Station, she was a daughter of the late Steve and Jane Hunter Johnson.

Survivors include her husband, James D.; three daughters, Mrs. Wanda Simms, Mrs. Gloria Lance and Mrs. Barbara Zimmerman, all of Rainelle; two sons, James C. of Amherst, Ohio and Melvin B. of Columbus, Ohio; four brothers, Isaac and Carl, both of Rainelle, Ken and Harry, both of Spring Dale; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Big Sewell Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wallace and Wallace Funeral in Rainelle with Rev. Jack R. Stafford in charge. Burial will be in Wallace Memorial Cemetery at Clintonville.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday.
 
Johnson, Flodia Louise (I35303)
 
249 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Thursday, 26 Aug 1965, p. 11, col. G

Miss Hawkins Weds William D. Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Powell Hawkins of East Rainelle have announced the marriage of their daughter, Barbara Arbeutus, and William David Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Smith of Meadow Bridge. The couple was married Aug. 21 in Clifton Forge, Va. Mrs. Smith was graduated from Rupert High School and is employed by the Greenbrier County Board of Education as secretary at the East Rainelle Elementary School. Smith was graduated from Meadow Bridge High School and Concord College and is employed by the Greenbrier County Board of Education as a teach at Crichton High School. The couple is living in the Goff Apartments at Rainelle. 
Family F16203
 
250 Beckley Post-Herald, Beckley, WV, Thursday, 8 Jun 1950, p. 7, col. A

H. D. Groves, Prominent Retired Teacher, Is Dead

SUMMERSVILLE, June 7 — Homer David Groves, 72, prominent retired teacher of Summersville died early this morning in a Richwood hospital following a
brief illness.

He attended Nicholas County schools, Marshall College, University of Indiana and was graduated from West Virginia University.

He was head of the agricultural department of Marshall college from 1917 to 1924 and was principal of Tyler County High School from 1914 to 1917. He later taught at Cowen High School and was principal of Nicholas County High School from 1929 to 1936 when he retired.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. A. E. Burnside, of Milton; Mrs. C. E. Zable, of Youngstown, Ohio and Mrs. Harold B. Hughes, of Summersville and one sister, Mrs. Oscar Neal, of Canvas.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Summersville Memorial Methodist church with Rev. J. E. Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Groves cemetery.

The body will remain at the D. R. Simons Mortuary until one hour prior to the funeral when it will be removed to the church. 
Groves, Homer David (I40523)
 

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